A team from the Accounting Department at Princess Sumaya University for Technology’s King Talal School of Business Technology won the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge 2022, which was held by the CFA’s Jordan Branch and contested by teams from Jordanian universities. The winning team went through to the final qualifiers for the Middle East and North Africa regions, to be held in Dubai this month.
The winning team consisted of students Zaid Mishaal, Mira Orabi, Sanad Al-Bitar, Lynn Daoudi, and Manar Hijjawi, under the supervision of Prof. Modar Abdullatif.
PSUT’s President, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the winners and their supervisor, highlighting the fact that the University, under the guidance of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, strives to offer every means of support for its students to participate in local and international competitions that enrich their knowledge, hone their skills, and prepare them to enter the labor market competitively.
The Dean of the School, Dr. George Sammour, praised the efforts and perseverance of the winners and their ability to represent their School and university in local and international competitions and forums. He also thanked the faculty members for their dedication to enriching their students’ knowledge and strengthening their skills.
Notably, a team from PSUT has previously won second place in the world in the Research Challenge, organized by CFA in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2019. Furthermore, last year the School was awarded the international AACSB accreditation. The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute is a global institute concerned with investment and financial analysis that offers one of the most important financial and investment analysis certificates in the world.